Social Worker (Masters) | Urgent and Primary Care

Position Summary

If you have a love for Social Work, we have a career opportunity that you allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service in a community setting with our Urgent and Primary Care team in West Kelowna, B.C. We are looking for a relief full time team member, this relief is until the return of the incumbent.

Position is at the West Kelowna Urgent and Primary Care Centre/Peachland.

What Will You Work On?

The Primary Care Social Worker functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team and applies best practice to provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and intervention for people and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the interdisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized or community resources while facilitating client self-management. The Social Worker is responsible for providing social work services to maintain or improve the health and functioning of persons, families and communities.

Shift types are days and evenings and shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

How Will You Create Impact?

Social Workers at Interior Health advocate for social justice at individual, family, organizational, and societal levels through their professional knowledge, values, ethics and skills. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on members of your community, apply today!

How Will We Help You Grow?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

If you are an experienced Social Worker and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.

Two years recent related experience in a healthcare, or a combination of related education, training and experience.

Current registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.

Current valid BC driver’s license.

**Please upload a copy of your Master’s Degree, BCCSW registration and DL.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01814013

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

WEST KELOWNA URG PRIM CAR

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

WES PRIMARY CARE SW

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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